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Common Wood Nymph

Cercyonis pegala


Medium sized brown butterfly with distinctive eye pattern - most commonly seen member of this group - seen feeding on Rattlesnake Master, Eryngium yuccifolium


Large, sunny, grassy areas including prairies, open meadows, bogs, and old fields


Seen feeding on Rattlesnake Master, Eryngium yuccifolium, South end of Holden Wildflower Garden, The Holden Arboretum, Lake County, Kirtland, OH

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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

nice shot

Brian Parsons
Spotted by
Brian Parsons

Kirtland, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jul 2, 2012
Submitted on Jul 8, 2012

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